UMBC deploys BioFlash for airborne detection of SARS-CoV-2

The Smiths Detection device works by collecting and analysing air samples to identify the presence of dangerous pathogens

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EN 17141: Putting it into context

The new European standard outlines the importance of understanding the risks of microbial contamination. Being able to ...

Singapore scientists develop antibacterial bandage from durian husk

The team of four NTU researchers took two years to research and publish their findings and is now looking for industry ...

WLN compares the IDEXX Legiolert test in detection of Legionella

WLN compared the IDEXX Legiolert test with the Dutch national reference method, NEN 6265 (comparable to the ISO 11731) ...

Implications of operator behaviour

Personnel working in cleanrooms, have since the beginning been, and furthermore still are, the most critical elements ...

Elis strengthens European cleanroom presence with acquisition

By way of acquisition, Elis has strengthened its presence in Belgium and enhanced the supply chain of products

IDEXX introduces next-generation HPC testing

The new testing platform is for the detection of heterotrophic plate counts (HPC) in water

The characteristics of water purity levels and how to verify them

Water is one of the most important variables in a controlled environment for maintaining cleanliness and even the most ...

G4S invests in Signo Nano-Care surface coating against SARS CoV-2

The product has been tested using real life ATP swab testing, carried out by G4S in conjunction with Liquid Guard ...

LexaGene configures system to detect mutant COVID-19 sequences

The new system has been designed to detect mutant sequences unique to the United Kingdom (UK, B.1.1.7) and South ...

Inconsistent findings: Should HEPA filters be used for coronavirus?

Together with the COVID-19 pandemic, the complexity of the previously presented inconsistencies due to various reasons, ...

Identification methods for bacterial isolates

Identification of bacterial isolates provides vital information for companies undertaking environmental monitoring ...

Medicinal quality risk management: A holistic view

Contamination control is a continuous process in which data trends, product information and new regulatory requirements ...

Guardtech launches hydrogen peroxide fogging service

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that positive tests are falling in England, Scotland and Northern ...

3M introduces automation tech to document microbiological colonies

3M Food Safety has introduced its 3M Petrifilm Plate Reader Advanced, a new automation technology that gives food ...